As an International Award-Winning Author, Toneal has written relationship books, children’s books, books on effective communication, as well as those geared to inspire. Her titles have been featured in various cities throughout the country including Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Dayton, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas, Memphis, and Miami.
In 2011, she won her first National honor as an author for the National Black Book Festival. In 2012, CBS Chicago recognized her as one of “5 Indie Chicago Authors and Publishers to Watch Out For”. In 2013, she was nominated for Black Writers and Book Clubs’ Female Author of the Year. Later that year, she won the Silver Medal in the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards, which established her as an International Award-Winning Author. In 2016, she served on a literary panel at Chicago’s Black Women’s Expo alongside James Humphries, Selena Cherry, and Omar Tyree.